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July 25, 2016: Top 5 things I wish the shelter veterinarian told me about emergencies

Ringworm. Parvo. URI. CIRD.

About to see a patient that was just adopted from the shelter? Need a review of how to treat these infectious diseases?

Join us for a unique, 1.5-hour, online veterinary continuing education VETgirl webinar, where Dr. Justine Lee, DACVECC, DABT, teams up with shelter veterinarian, Dr. Graham Brayshaw, DVM. In this lecture, we'll review common presenting shelter problems that are frequently seen by the general practitioner. Examples include how to medical manage canine parvovirus on an outpatient therapy, how to treat upper respiratory infections (and which pharmacological interventions work), the most appropriate antibiotic therapy for kennel cough, the 100% cure for ringworm in just 14-21 days, and treatment of feline inflammatory cystitis (FIC) in cats.

Topic: Top 5 things I wish the shelter veterinarian told me about emergencies
Speakers: Dr. Justine Lee, DACVECC, DABT; Dr. Graham Brayshaw, DVM
Date: Monday, July 25, 2016
Time: 7 – 8:30pm EST (6 – 7:30pm CST) - Need time zone help? CLICK HERE
Total RACE-approved CE credit hours: 1.5 hours
Race Program Number: 785-37490
Free for ELITE members; otherwise $40/1.5 hour webinar

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RACE Provider number: 785
RACE Program number: 37490

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One thought on “July 25, 2016: Top 5 things I wish the shelter veterinarian told me about emergencies

  1. Hi Rossana,

    Yes, it’s ok to spike the bag PROVIDED you calculate (on your own), the safe rate of potassium supplementation (0.5 mEq/kg/hour) based on the weight of hte patient. As for antibiotic choices, I don’t traditionally reach for amikacin unless it’s a VERY severe, Gram negative infection.

    Thanks!

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